ceramic tiles on to ashphelt floor

Postby chris123444 » Sun Jun 17, 2007 8:56 pm

hi, can anyone help im going to tile my kitchen floor which is ashphelt. i want to lay ceramic tiles can i just use the normal tile floor adhesive or do i have to prepare the floor in any certain way first.i dont want the tiles to come up sometime in the future..hope someone can help thanks
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Postby thedoctor » Mon Jun 18, 2007 7:13 am

If the surface you are laying on is absolutely sound, with no loose material or flaking surface etc then laying tiles on it should not be a problem. Prepare the surface by cleaning thoroughly by scrubbing with warm water and detergent then, when dry, coat with 2 undiluted coats of PVA adhesive (see our project on PVA). Use powdered tile adhesive ands add a mug of PVA to the mix when you are ready to lay. See our project on laying floor tiles to get them down.
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